It has been announced by UK Immigration Minister Damian Green that the UK Border Force will recruit a further staff at Heathrow Airport in order to deal with the anticipated long queues. Green says that extra staff would be brought in as cover for immigration officers who are due to take leave at the end […]
Monthly Archives: May 2012
The UK Home Office have announced that screening will soon be required for immigrants from countries with a high incidence of tuberculosis (TB), before approval is to be given for a UK visa. These new measures where announced on 21st May 2012 by UK Immigration Minister Damian Green, saying: “Tuberculosis is currently at its highest […]
Heart patients could benefit from a new blood thinning drug which could help cut their risk of stroke, guidance recommends. Government regulator NICE says that patients with Atrial Fibrillation (AF), an irregular and sometimes faster heartbeat, can now use Rivaroxiban in replacement of the existing drug Warfarin.
Samsung Electronics have overtaken Nokia in becoming the world’s largest mobile phone maker, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. Nokia overtook Motorola in 1998, however, in the first quarter of 2012, Samsung have shipped 93 million phones, surpassing Nokia’s 83 million. Samsung have also reported its highest quarterly profits since 2008. Their net profit this […]